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Date: 1890 ca.
Description: Drawing of a two-story school house. A bell tower is on the roof, a tree and a lamp post and fence are next to the road.
Date: 1875 ca.
Description: Drawing of the C.H. & L.J. McCormick Reaper Manufactory (McCormick Reaper Works). The factory was built after the Chicago Fire of 1871 destroyed the origin...
Description: Charcoal portrait of George Baxter Burrows. A Wisconsin State Senator (1878-1882) and real estate broker, he willed his twelve-acre Lake Mendota frontage e...
Date: 1874-01 ca.
Description: Interior of a coach on an emigration train to the west.
Description: Panoramic sketch of the first Wisconsin State Fair held in Madison with large tents, fire companies, side-shows, and performances that drew thousands of vi...
Description: Full-length illustration of Henry Dodge in frontiersman attire. He is holding a hat, a gun, and has a sword on his belt.
Description: A pen and ink drawing of a log cabin, pork casks, and a washtub, contained in a letter written by Thomas Steel, Waukesha County farmer and physician, to hi...
Date: 1880 ca.
Description: The foundry of the E.P. Allis Works.
Date: 1865 ca.
Description: Harvey Hospital, or the Soldiers' Orphans Home. The main octagon section was the home of Governor Farwell, and the wing of wood was added in 1862 and used...
Description: "Hamburg Landing, 4 miles below Pittsburg Landing, Commisary [sic] Depot of Gen. Hallek's Army." An encampment with soldiers along the river with a...
Description: Increase Lapham's drawing of the geological profile between the Sandusky plains and Portsmouth, Ohio.
Description: E.P. Allis & Co's Reliance Works: steam cranes and ovens.
Description: Illustration of Winnebago (Ho-Chunk) men. One of them may be Yellow Thunder.
Description: The hotel of S.H. Stafford, who settled about 1845.
Description: Drawing of the planned layout for the military training facility at Camp Randall.
Description: Drawing of the north shore of Lake Superior with cliffs and seagulls.
Description: Detail from a lithograph vignette on a Map of the City of Madison of the third Wisconsin State Capitol, the first Capitol in Madison.
Description: A black and silver, hand-drawn, pen and ink holiday card with an Asian theme. A woman and a young man face each other. A dried flower and sprig of foliage...
Date: 1849-05 ca.
Description: Deserted Pawnee village in Nebraska. Sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also known as the Oregon...
Description: Pencil on paper; view from Bascom Hill, with buildings, churches, on the right side of street, Wisconsin State Capitol in background, with trees surroundin...
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